EU High Level Conference on Education and Development: joint press conference by Andris Piebalgs, Androulla vassiliou, Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy on Global Education, and Laurentien, Princess of the Netherlands
On 23 May 2013, the EU High Level Conference on Education and Development took place in Brussels. The EC announced that at least 20% of the 2014-2020 aid budgets were foreseen for human development and social inclusion, education being a main component of it. As much as €2.5 billion would be mobilised for education, confirming it as a priority for EU development post-2015. At least €1.5 billion would go to the future "Erasmus for All" programme.
This video shows a press conference givent by Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Laurentien, Princess of the Netherlands, and Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy on Global Education. PHOTOSHOTLIST